Communications Officer - Digital Content Producer

Application Deadline: 29 January 2020

Role Brief

WaterAid Bangladesh is an international not-for-profit organization, determined to make clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone, everywhere within a generation and is looking for a creative, committed, dynamic and motivated person for the position of "Communications Officer- Digital Content Producer”.

WaterAid is at an exciting time. With an ambition to bring clean water and safe sanitation to everyone, everywhere by 2030, there’s a need for greater engagement in all platforms with all people from different backgrounds; digital platform plays an important role in bringing the changes and engaging people! The Communications Officer- Digital Content Producer is a position in advocacy and communications team under the policy advocacy department, which leads on the engagement and development of relationships with government, private sector, individuals, networks and the community. The role plays a key part in the delivery of WaterAid’s Communications, Engagement and Social Media Strategy.

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Qualifications Required

Education: Masters or equivalent degree in journalism, media communication or relevant subject from any recognised university. 

Experience: At least 03 years’ working experience in reputed organisation in communications; core expertise in engaging, developing and designing content in digital and social media platforms with creative and appealing content fit for purpose. 

Skills: Expert communications and engaging skills. Expert content developer – concept, copy, design and delivery. Skills to intelligently covert large complicated messages in crisp information is a must. Skills in designing software’s including adobe Illustrator, video editing software, along with excellent communications skills both in Bangla and English will be an advantage. Photography and cinematography skills will be an added value. 

Competencies: Must be a team player with mutual trust and understanding in a mixed team, self-motivated, organised, problem solver, articulated, demonstrates gender and cultural awareness, efficient resource manager, effective communicator, capable to work under extreme pressure, juggling with blisteringly urgent priorities and meet deadlines.

Work Description

Reportable to: Manager, Advocacy & Communications 

Work station: Dhaka, Bangladesh

Work Tenure: Fixed term, initially for 02 years with a possibility of extension

Working hours: Full time (05 days a week with minimum 37.5 hours per week)

Salary & benefits: Attractive salary package with admissible benefits that include provident fund, benefits/gratuity, festival bonus, life insurance, hospitalisation.

Apply Instruction

If you are passionate about communications using digital platforms, and want to be part of challenging and exciting things and are confident to meet organisation’s expectations and fulfill the above mentioned requirements, please apply to: “The Head of Human Resource, WaterAid Bangladesh, House 97/B, Road 25, Block A, Banani, Dhaka 1213” with the following paper works: 

  • A supporting statement of no more than one page with a summary of why you are most fit for the position and what you would bring to this position

  • CV with recent photograph

  • The names, positions and contact details of at least two referees, including your current or most recent employer and the HR Lead

  • Current and Expected salary

Application Deadline: 29 January 2020


Please mention (exactly) the name of the position applied for at top of the envelope


Candidates will have to be ready to go through an extensive selection process.

Any lobbying will be considered as disqualification

WaterAid is committed to ensuring that wherever we work in the world there is no tolerance for the abuse of power, privilege or trust. WaterAid reinforces a culture of zero tolerance towards any form of inappropriate behaviour, abuse, harassment, or exploitation of any kind. The safeguarding of our beneficiaries, staff, volunteers and anyone working on our behalf,  is our top priority, and we take our responsibilities extremely seriously. All staff and volunteers are required to share in this commitment through our Global Code of Conduct.